Modeshift STARS is the national schools awards scheme that has been established to recognise schools that have demonstrated excellence in supporting cycling, walking and other forms of sustainable travel. The scheme encourages schools across the country to join in a major effort to increase levels of sustainable and active travel. In order to improve the […]
Issue 2 Schools Yorkshire Tour 2019 Well done to all the schools who took part in the Schools Yorkshire Tour 2019. The cycle baton relay aimed at primary, secondary and SEND schools across Yorkshire was originally created by Leeds City Council to encourage our children and young people to cycle to school whilst improving their […]
Whether you’re a parent, grandparent, child minder or driver, it’s important that you take extra care on the roads this September and encourage your children to do the same. It’s a well-known fact that the start and end of the school day brings an increase in traffic and congestion around schools. The ‘school run’ is […]
Issue 1 – Spring 2019 The Influencing Travel Behaviour Team (ITB) provides road safety education and training to pupils, promotes sustainable travel and also helps schools to develop and implement their travel plans. Whats have we been up to in Leeds? Bike Friendly School Co-op Academy Priesthorpe is the first secondary school in West Yorkshire […]
Leeds pupils take part in 200 mile Yorkshire cycle relay Leeds pupils have taken part in the Schools Yorkshire 200 mile cycle relay this week. Pupils from various schools across the city have been transporting the baton from school to school, starting at Guiseley Primary School in the north of the city and finishing at […]
If you have an issue with inappropriate parking outside your school gates at the beginning and end of the school day, and want to reduce the number of children coming to school by car, we have put together the following collection of ideas that could be used to try to reduce the problem.
‘School gate parking’ is a phrase that today’s parents, teachers and local residents will hear frequently. It causes so much tension around the ‘school run’ times that many schools report to us incidences of conflict between those who park at the school gate and those who don’t. Whatever your thoughts are on this issue, it […]